The Road to Alexandria. The Sensation of Landscapes in European Travel Writing, 1919-1939 Vrije Universiteit Brussel
‘gazes’ on foreign people and places. Challenging the longstanding
neglect of non-visual sensations, this project will analyze the
interplay of sounds, tastes, smells, and textures in non-fictional
published travel accounts. This approach will be applied to the
sensation of arduous landscape types in Southeastern Europe and
Western Asia recorded ...